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UPDATE: The Tyros5 was announced on November 11, 2013. Check out the announcement and visit our dedicated Tyros5 microsite. Over a decade has passed since Yamaha launched its first Tyros arranger keyboard. Since then, it has released the Tyros 2, Tyros 3 and Tyros 4. With almost three years having […]

Yamaha Tyros5: Fact and fiction


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The Yamaha P85 has been superseded by the Yamaha P95. Part of Yamaha’s P Series of digital pianos, the new P85 and P85S (differentiated by their body colour: black or silver) are slim digital pianos featuring high-quality piano sound and feel. With 88 Graded Hammer Standard keys, the digital pianos […]

Yamaha introduces P85 and P85S digital pianos





Yamaha has reintroduced its high-end Clavinova CGP1000 digital piano featuring the technologically advanced function of the Clavinova CVP400 Series housed within an elegantly crafted 4ft 11in grand piano cabinet. This hybrid piano combines the accurate reproduction of sampling technology with the richly textured harmonic nuances of a real grand piano. […]

Yamaha reintroduces Clavinova CGP1000 digital piano




Yamaha has introduced two new models in its CLP-200 range of Clavinova digital pianos. Clavinova CLP-265GP The CLP-265GP (click image for large view) offers a luxurious polished ebony mini-grand case cabinet, along with a range of the key CLP-200 Series technologies, including a Graded Hammer 3 (GH3) keyboard for true […]

Yamaha intros Clavinova CLP-265GP and CLP-295GP


Yamaha has unveiled its NP-30 Portable Digital Grand Piano, featuring 76 Graded Soft Touch piano-style keys and AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) stereo-sampled piano voices, weighing just 12 pounds, and able to operate on six AA batteries or a power adaptor. With an emphasis on portability, the Graded Soft Touch keys […]

Yamaha intros NP-30 portable digital grand piano


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Yamaha’s new MODUS H01 digital grand piano continues the line of compact, stylish digital grand pianos. As with their CLP-F01, Yamaha’s designers have addressed the needs of luxury homeowners who need to use space efficiently whilst accenting their rooms with stylish furniture. “Though we are catering to the new design-conscious […]

Yamaha intros MODUS H01 stylish, compact digital piano



From the same line of arranger workstations as the acclaimed Tyros2 comes three more keyboards from Yamaha. The PSR-S900 offers a range of features, including some previously only available on the Tyros2, including modelled organ voices, Super Articulation for sonically realistic instrument sounds, USB audio recorder, video out, USB storage, […]

Yamaha intros new arranger workstations: PSR-S700, PSR-S900, PSR-OR700





Akai has unveiled the MPK49, a semi-weighted, touch and aftertouch sensitive 49-note keyboard complete with 12 MPC-style drum pads. 48 drum pads are available via 4 banks, and there’s MPC Note Repeat function and Swing parameters, plus an arpeggiator. It delivers 72 assignable controls, including an expression pedal, footswitch, pitch […]

Akai MPK49 USB/MIDI semi-weighted controller keyboard